Apricot Patents (Class PLT/186)
  • Publication number: 20220022353
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of olive tree, herein referred to by its cultivar name, ‘I-16’, is provided which forms an upright to spreading growth habit. Fruit with a low weight and obtuse shape is produced. The fruit exhibit dark violet coloration and the fruit nipple is absent or weak. The stone of the fruit of the new variety is of medium weight, moderately elongated and possesses a moderately rugose surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 15, 2021
    Publication date: January 20, 2022
    Applicant: Todolivo S.L.
    Inventors: Jose María GÓMEZ PORRAS, Luis RALLO ROMERO, Diego BARRANCO NAVERO, Concepción MUÑOZ DÍEZ, Carlos TRAPERO RAMÍREZ, Pedro VALVERDE CABALLERO
  • Publication number: 20190159381
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of apricot tree, denominated ‘APRILOVE’, characterized by its self-fertility and no susceptibility to pests and diseases and by fruits of very good firmness, of very long shelf life without alteration after harvesting, and with an orange flesh, of high eating quality, aromatic, with a very high level of sugar, and with an attractive luminous orange red skin on a dark orange background.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2018
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Applicant: AGRO SELECTIONS FRUITS
    Inventors: Arsène Maillard, Laurence Maillard
  • Publication number: 20180153065
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of apricot tree, denominated ‘APRICANDY’, characterized by its self-fertility and none susceptibility to pests and diseases and by fruits of very good firmness, of very long shelf life without alteration after harvesting, and with an orange flesh, of high eating quality, aromatic and with a high level of sugar, and with an attractive luminous purple red skin on an orange background.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 17, 2017
    Publication date: May 31, 2018
    Applicant: AGRO SELECTIONS FRUITS
    Inventors: Arsene Maillard, Laurence Maillard
  • Publication number: 20170303452
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of apricot tree. The following features of the tree and its fruit are characterized with the tree budded on ‘Nemaguard’ Rootstock (non-patented), grown on Handford sandy loam soil with Storie Index rating 95, in USDA Hardiness Zone 9, near Modesto, Calif., with standard commercial fruit growing practices, such as pruning, thinning, spraying, irrigation and fertilization. Its novelty consist of the following combination of desirable features: 1. Tree having a vigorous, semi-spreading growth habit. 2. Tree being a regular and productive bearer of medium to large size fruit. 3. Fruit with an attractive orange skin color. 4. Fruit with good flavor and eating quality. 5. Fruit with good handling and shipping quality.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2016
    Publication date: October 19, 2017
    Inventors: Gary Neil Zaiger, Leith Marie Gardner, Grant Gene Zaiger
  • Publication number: 20170196134
    Abstract: A new and distinct apricot tree, Prunus armeniaca cv. ‘Suaprifourteen’ is characterized as a productive mid-season variety with fruit size of approximately 92 gm, a high degree of red overcolor covering about 30% of the surface, and a high sugar content of about 18° brix.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2016
    Publication date: July 6, 2017
    Inventor: Terry A. Bacon
  • Publication number: 20150250081
    Abstract: A new and distinct apricot variety is described. The variety results from selection among a population of seedlings derived from controlled crossing of the varieties ‘Bhart’ (not patented), marketed as Orangered™ and ‘Late Moorpark’ (not patented). The new variety, StB14/15, is distinguished from others by medium sized fruit with a deep red overcolour when mature accompanied by mid orange coloured firm flesh and low ethylene characteristics. Fruit of StB14/15 matures in early to late February in Otago, New Zealand.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2015
    Publication date: September 3, 2015
    Applicant: The New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research
    Inventors: Arlene E. Nixon, Michael T. Malone
  • Publication number: 20150223377
    Abstract: A new and distinct apricot variety of Prunus armeniaca named ‘NJA152’ is provided. This variety is distinguished from other apricot varieties by its unique combination of a slightly later blooming habit, good production of glossy glabrous fruit with a red blush over a yellow-orange ground color, freestone flesh which has a melting texture and is moderately juicy, and flavor that is sweet-tart and aromatic.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2014
    Publication date: August 6, 2015
    Applicant: Rutgers, The State University
    Inventors: Joseph C. Goffreda, Anna M. Voordeckers
  • Publication number: 20150173272
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a new and distinct variety of apricot tree, Prunus armeniaca, broadly characterized by a large size, vigorous, hardy, mid to late seasonal blooming, self-fertile, productive and regular bearing tree. The fruit matures under the ecological conditions described in early June, with first picking on Jun. 6, 2013. The fruit is uniformly medium in size, mildly acidic and sweet in flavor, nearly globose in shape, freestone in type, firm and meaty in texture, orange yellow in flesh color, and orange yellow with some red blush in skin color.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 16, 2013
    Publication date: June 18, 2015
    Inventor: Lowell Glen Bradford
  • Publication number: 20150156937
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of apricot tree, denominated ‘APRIREVE’, characterized by its self-fertility and none susceptibility to pests and diseases and by fruits of very good firmness, of very long shelf life without alteration after harvesting, and with an orange flesh of high eating quality, aromatic and with a high level of sugar, and with an attractive luminous orange red skin on a yellow orange background.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2014
    Publication date: June 4, 2015
    Applicant: AGRO SELECTIONS FRUITS
    Inventors: Arsene Maillard, Laurence Maillard
  • Publication number: 20150128315
    Abstract: A new and distinct apricot, Prunus armeniaca cv. ‘Suaprieleven’ is characterized by having large fruit (averaging approximately 60 mm in diameter) with an orange ground color and abundant red blush. The fruit of the new variety has a thick, slightly tart skin, a slight aroma, and moderate juiciness. The new variety ‘Suaprieleven’ ripens very early in the season.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2013
    Publication date: May 7, 2015
    Applicant: Sun World International, LLC
    Inventor: Terry A. Bacon
  • Publication number: 20150128314
    Abstract: A new and distinct apricot variety, Prunus armeniaca cv. ‘Suapritwelve’ is characterized by having large fruit (averaging approximately 60 mm in diameter) with a high sugar content at 17 brix and smooth skin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2013
    Publication date: May 7, 2015
    Applicant: Sun World International, LLC
    Inventor: Terry A. Bacon
  • Publication number: 20150128316
    Abstract: A new and distinct apricot tree, Prunus armeniaca cv. ‘Suaprithirteen’ is characterized by having large fruit, a later harvest time and fewer incidences of split and shattered stones.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2013
    Publication date: May 7, 2015
    Applicant: Sun World International, LLC
    Inventor: Terry A. Bacon
  • Publication number: 20140196181
    Abstract: A new and distinct apricot variety of Prunus persica named ‘NJA151’ is provided. This variety is distinguished from other apricot varieties by its unique combination of showy flowers, fruit that ripen in early season, attractive fruit with a dark orange ground color, freestone fruit with a moderately juicy, fine, melting texture and moderately acidic flavor, and good production of fruit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2013
    Publication date: July 10, 2014
    Applicant: Rutgers, The State University
    Inventors: Joseph C. Goffreda, Anna M. Voordeckers
  • Publication number: 20130347152
    Abstract: A new and distinct apricot variety is described. The variety results from selection among a population of seedlings derived from controlled crossing of the apricot varieties known as ‘Late Moorpark’ (not patented) and ‘Bhart’ (not patented), marketed as Orangered™. The new variety is distinguished from others by the deep red over color of the mature fruit accompanied by mid-orange colored firm flesh with high soluble solids content.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2013
    Publication date: December 26, 2013
    Inventors: Arlene E. Nixon, Michael T. Malone
  • Publication number: 20130347154
    Abstract: A new and distinct apricot variety is described. The variety results from selection among a population of seedlings derived from controlled crossing of the varieties ‘Bhart’ (not patented), marketed as Orangered™, and an unreleased selection (not patented) which was the result of crossing ‘Cluthagold’ (not patented) and ‘Late Moorpark’ (not patented). The new variety is distinguished from others by the deep rose over color of the mature fruit accompanied by deep orange colored firm flesh with high soluble solids content. Fruit of ‘Mac12/45’ matures in early February in Otago, New Zealand and is notably precocious, fruiting in the second year after planting in Otago, New Zealand.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2013
    Publication date: December 26, 2013
    Inventors: Arlene E. Nixon, Michael T. Malone
  • Publication number: 20130347153
    Abstract: A new and distinct apricot variety is described. The variety results from selection among a population of seedlings derived from controlled crossing of the varieties ‘Bhart’ (not patented), marketed as Orangered™, and an unreleased selection (not patented) which was the result of crossing ‘Cluthagold’ (not patented) and ‘Late Moorpark’ (not patented). The new variety is distinguished from others by the late harvest date and rose/red overcolor of the mature fruit accompanied by mid orange colored firm flesh with high soluble solids content. Fruit of ‘Mac12/54’ matures in early to mid February in Otago, New Zealand.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2013
    Publication date: December 26, 2013
    Inventors: Arlene E. Nixon, Michael T. Malone
  • Publication number: 20130283488
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of apricot tree, denominated ‘APRIDELICE’, characterized by fruits of very long shelf life without alteration after harvesting, and with an orange flesh of high eating quality, aromatic and with a high level of sugar, and with an attractive luminous red to orange red skin on an orange background.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2013
    Publication date: October 24, 2013
    Inventors: Arsene Maillard, Laurence Maillard
  • Publication number: 20130263336
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of apricot tree, denominated ‘APRINEW’, characterized by fruits of very long shelf life without alteration after harvesting, and with an orange flesh of high eating quality, aromatic and with a high level of sugar, and with an attractive luminous red to orange red skin on an orange background.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2013
    Publication date: October 3, 2013
    Applicant: AGRO SELECTIONS FRUITS
    Inventors: Arsene Maillard, Laurence Maillard
  • Publication number: 20120227140
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of apricot tree, denominated ‘ASFCOT0201’, characterized by fruits of very long shelf life without alteration after harvesting, and with a medium orange flesh of high eating quality, aromatic and with a high level of sugar, and with an attractive luminous orange red skin on a luminous orange background.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 29, 2012
    Publication date: September 6, 2012
    Applicant: AGRO SELECTIONS FRUITS
    Inventors: Arsene Maillard, Laurence Maillard
  • Publication number: 20110030110
    Abstract: A new and distinct apricot variety of Prunus armeniaca named ‘DANIEL’, particularly characterized by self-pollinating and self-fertile medium-sized tree with vigorous growth habit; good fruit productivity; early ripening with harvest of mature fruit in early May in Yizre'el Valley, Israel; medium-sized, freestone mature fruit, with deep orange skin color; and aromatic mature fruit which is of good eating quality(sweet-sour flavor, firm texture and moderate juice production).
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 31, 2009
    Publication date: February 3, 2011
    Inventors: Doron Holland, Irit Bar-Ya'akov, Kamel Hatib, Amnon Erez, Ze'ev Yablovitz, Raya Korchinsky
  • Publication number: 20090235401
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of apricot tree, denominated ‘ASFCOT0406’, has fruits of very long shelf life without alteration after harvesting, of mildly acidic and sweet taste, with an attractive bright orange fruit skin covered by an appealing red blush.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2009
    Publication date: September 17, 2009
    Applicant: S.A.R.L. AGRO SELECTION FRUITS
    Inventors: Arsene Maillard, Laurence Maillard
  • Publication number: 20090235400
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of apricot tree, denominated ‘ASFCOT0405’, has fruits of very long shelf life without alteration after harvesting, of mildly acidic and sweet taste, with an attractive bright orange fruit skin covered by an appealing red blush.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2009
    Publication date: September 17, 2009
    Applicant: S.A.R.L. AGRO SELECTION FRUITS
    Inventors: Arsene Maillard, Laurence Millard
  • Patent number: PP20431
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of apricot tree denominated varietally as ‘MC5’ is described herein and which produces an attractively colored apricot fruit which is mature for harvesting and shipment approximately May 14–May 22 under the ecological conditions prevailing in the San Joaquin Valley of central California.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2007
    Date of Patent: October 20, 2009
    Assignee: SDR Fruit, LLC
    Inventors: Stephen M. Southwick, David Decalo
  • Patent number: PP20511
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of apricot tree, denominated varietally as ‘SC2’ is disclosed and which is mature for harvesting and shipment under the ecological conditions prevailing in the San Joaquin Valley of California about May 3rd to May 10th.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2007
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2009
    Assignee: SDR Fruit, LLC
    Inventors: Stephen M. Southwick, David Decalo
  • Patent number: PP21135
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of apricot tree, denominated ‘ASFCOT0409’, has fruits of very long shelf life without alteration after harvesting, of mildly acidic and sweet taste, with an attractive bright orange fruit skin covered by an appealing red blush.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2010
    Assignee: S.A.R.L. Agro Selection Fruits
    Inventors: Arsene Maillard, Laurence Maillard
  • Patent number: PP21136
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of apricot tree, denominated ‘ASFCOT0406’, has fruits of very long shelf life without alteration after harvesting, of mildly acidic and sweet taste, with an attractive bright orange fruit skin covered by an appealing red blush.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2010
    Assignee: S.A.R.L. Agro Selection Fruits
    Inventors: Arsene Maillard, Laurence Maillard
  • Patent number: PP21137
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of apricot tree, denominated ‘ASFCOT0405’, has fruits of very long shelf life without alteration after harvesting, of mildly acidic and sweet taste, with an attractive bright orange fruit skin covered by an appealing red blush.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2010
    Assignee: S.A.R.L. Agro Selection Fruits
    Inventors: Arsene Maillard, Laurence Maillard
  • Patent number: PP21138
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of apricot tree, denominated ‘ASFCOT0404’, has fruits of very long shelf life without alteration after harvesting, of mildly acidic and sweet taste, with an attractive bright orange fruit skin covered by an appealing red blush.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2009
    Date of Patent: July 6, 2010
    Assignee: S.A.R.L. Agro Selection Fruits
    Inventors: Arsene Maillard, Laurence Maillard
  • Patent number: PP22095
    Abstract: A new and distinct apricot variety of Prunus armeniaca named ‘DANIEL’, particularly characterized by self-pollinating and self-fertile medium-sized tree with vigorous growth habit; good fruit productivity; early ripening with harvest of mature fruit in early May in Yizre'el Valley, Israel; medium-sized, freestone mature fruit, with deep orange skin color; and aromatic mature fruit which is of good eating quality(sweet-sour flavor, firm texture and moderate juice production).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2011
    Assignee: State of Israel, Ministry of Agriculture & Rural Development, Agricultural Research Organization
    Inventors: Doron Holland, Irit Bar-Ya'akov, Kamel Hatib, Amnon Erez, Ze'ev Yablovitz, Raya Korchinsky
  • Patent number: PP22716
    Abstract: A new and distinct apricot variety is described. The variety results from the open pollination of the variety ‘Goldstrike’ (U.S. Plant Pat. No. 7,035). Seedlings generated from the open pollination were planted at Clyde, Otago, New Zealand. In 2002 D14/1 was identified as having potential as a new variety, it has since been given the denomination ‘Clutha Summer’. The fruit of ‘Clutha Summer’ have been shown to have a very attractive appearance with between 25 to 85% cover of a deep rose red blush, along with a superb flavour. This variety is also characterised by its firm melting, semi-cling stone flesh, excellent keeping quality, and the timing of harvest.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2011
    Date of Patent: May 8, 2012
    Assignee: The New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research Limited
    Inventors: Michael T. Malone, Arlene E. Nixon
  • Patent number: PP24093
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of apricot tree, denominated ‘ASFCOT0201’, characterized by fruits of very long shelf life without alteration after harvesting, and with a medium orange flesh of high eating quality, aromatic and with a high level of sugar, and with an attractive luminous orange red blush on a luminous orange yellow background.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 29, 2012
    Date of Patent: December 17, 2013
    Assignee: Agro Selections Fruits
    Inventors: Arsene Maillard, Laurence Maillard
  • Patent number: PP24933
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of apricot (Prunus armeniaca L.) named ‘Twocot’, particularly characterized by its white flesh of medium-sized fruit; upright trees with self-incompatible flowers; consistent fruit productivity during early June in California's Central San Joaquin Valley; aromatic fruit with balanced levels of sugar and fruit acid; and a late bloom interval.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 30, 2014
    Assignee: The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of Agriculture
    Inventor: Craig A Ledbetter
  • Patent number: PP25630
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of apricot tree, denominated ‘APRINEW’, characterized by fruits of very long shelf life without alteration after harvesting, and with an orange flesh of high eating quality, aromatic and with a high level of sugar, and with an attractive luminous red to orange red skin on an orange background.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2015
    Assignee: AGRO SELECTIONS FRUITS
    Inventors: Arsene Maillard, Laurence Maillard
  • Patent number: PP25631
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of apricot tree, denominated ‘APRIDELICE’, characterized by fruits of very long shelf life without alteration after harvesting, and with an orange flesh of high eating quality, aromatic and with a high level of sugar, and with an attractive luminous red to orange red skin on an orange background.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2015
    Assignee: AGRO SELECTIONS FRUITS
    Inventors: Arsene Maillard, Laurence Maillard
  • Patent number: PP25743
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a new and distinct variety of apricot tree, Prunus armeniaca, broadly characterized by a large size, vigorous, hardy, mid to late seasonal blooming, self-fertile, productive and regular bearing tree. The fruit matures under the ecological conditions described in early June, with first picking on Jun. 6, 2013. The fruit is uniformly medium in size, mildly acidic and sweet in flavor, nearly globose in shape, freestone in type, firm and meaty in texture, orange yellow in flesh color, and orange yellow with some red blush in skin color.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 16, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2015
    Inventor: Lowell Glen Bradford
  • Patent number: PP25862
    Abstract: A new and distinct apricot variety of Prunus persica named ‘NJA151’ is provided. This variety is distinguished from other apricot varieties by its unique combination of showy flowers, fruit that ripen in early season, attractive fruit with a dark orange ground color, freestone fruit with a moderately juicy, fine, melting texture and moderately acidic flavor, and good production of fruit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 8, 2015
    Assignee: Rutgers, The State University
    Inventors: Joseph C. Goffreda, Anna M. Voordeckers
  • Patent number: PP26034
    Abstract: A new and distinct apricot variety is described. The variety results from selection among a population of seedlings derived from controlled crossing of the varieties ‘Bhart’ (not patented), marketed as Orangered™, and an unreleased selection (not patented) which was the result of crossing ‘Cluthagold’ (not patented) and ‘Late Moorpark’ (not patented). The new variety is distinguished from others by the deep rose over color of the mature fruit accompanied by deep orange colored firm flesh with high soluble solids content. Fruit of ‘Mac12/45’ matures in early February in Otago, New Zealand and is notably precocious, fruiting in the second year after planting in Otago, New Zealand.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2015
    Assignee: The New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research Limited
    Inventors: Arlene E. Nixon, Michael T. Malone
  • Patent number: PP26084
    Abstract: A new and distinct apricot variety is described. The variety results from selection among a population of seedlings derived from controlled crossing of the varieties ‘Bhart’ (not patented), marketed as Orangered™, and an unreleased selection (not patented) which was the result of crossing ‘Cluthagold’ (not patented) and ‘Late Moorpark’ (not patented). The new variety is distinguished from others by the late harvest date and rose/red overcolor of the mature fruit accompanied by mid orange colored firm flesh with high soluble solids content. Fruit of ‘Mac12/54’ matures in early to mid February in Otago, New Zealand.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2015
    Assignee: The New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research Limited
    Inventors: Arlene E. Nixon, Michael T. Malone
  • Patent number: PP26085
    Abstract: A new and distinct apricot variety is described. The variety results from selection among a population of seedlings derived from controlled crossing of the apricot varieties known as ‘Late Moorpark’ (not patented) and ‘Bhart’ (not patented), marketed as Orangered™. The new variety is distinguished from others by the deep red over color of the mature fruit accompanied by mid-orange colored firm flesh with high soluble solids content. Fruit of ‘StB14/22’ matures in mid-February in Otago, New Zealand.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2015
    Assignee: The New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research Limited
    Inventors: Arlene E. Nixon, Michael T. Malone
  • Patent number: PP26176
    Abstract: A new and distinct apricot tree, Prunus armeniaca cv. ‘Suaprithirteen’ is characterized by having large fruit, a later harvest time and fewer incidences of split and shattered stones.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2015
    Assignee: Sun World International, LLC
    Inventor: Terry A. Bacon
  • Patent number: PP26524
    Abstract: A new and distinct apricot variety, Prunus armeniaca cv. ‘Suapritwelve’ is characterized by having large fruit (averaging approximately 60 mm in diameter) with a high sugar content at 17 brix and smooth skin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2016
    Assignee: Sun World International, LLC
    Inventor: Terry A. Bacon
  • Patent number: PP26767
    Abstract: A new and distinct apricot, Prunus armeniaca cv. ‘Suaprieleven’ is characterized by having large fruit (averaging approximately 60 mm in diameter) with an orange ground color and abundant red blush. The fruit of the new variety has a thick, slightly tart skin, a slight aroma, and moderate juiciness. The new variety ‘Suaprieleven’ ripens very early in the season.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 31, 2016
    Assignee: Sun World International, LLC
    Inventor: Terry A. Bacon
  • Patent number: PP27031
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of apricot tree, denominated ‘APRIREVE’, characterized by its self-fertility and no susceptibility to pests and diseases and by fruits of very good firmness, of very long shelf life without alteration after harvesting, and with an orange flesh of high eating quality, aromatic and with a high level of sugar, and with an attractive luminous orange red skin on a yellow orange background.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2016
    Assignee: AGRO SELECTIONS FRUITS
    Inventors: Arsene Maillard, Laurence Maillard
  • Patent number: PP27166
    Abstract: A new and distinct apricot variety of Prunus armeniaca named ‘NJA152’ is provided. This variety is distinguished from other apricot varieties by its unique combination of a slightly later blooming habit, good production of glossy glabrous fruit with a red blush over a yellow-orange ground color, freestone flesh which has a melting texture and is moderately juicy, and flavor that is sweet-tart and aromatic.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2016
    Assignee: Rutgers, The State University
    Inventors: Joseph C. Goffreda, Anna M. Voordeckers
  • Patent number: PP27897
    Abstract: A new and distinct apricot variety is described. The variety results from selection among a population of seedlings derived from controlled crossing of the varieties ‘Bhart’ (not patented), marketed as Orangered™ and ‘Late Moorpark’ (not patented). The new variety, initially designated StB14/15 and now designated Nzsummer3, is distinguished from others by medium sized fruit with a deep red overcolour when mature accompanied by mid orange coloured firm flesh and low ethylene characteristics. Fruit of Nzsummer3 matures in early to late February in Otago, New Zealand.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2017
    Assignee: The New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research Limited
    Inventors: Arlene E. Nixon, Michael T. Malone
  • Patent number: PP28626
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of apricot tree. The following features of the tree and its fruit are characterized with the tree budded on ‘Nemaguard’ Rootstock (non-patented), grown on Handford sandy loam soil with Storie Index rating 95, in USDA Hardiness Zone 9, near Modesto, Calif., with standard commercial fruit growing practices, such as pruning, thinning, spraying, irrigation and fertilization. Its novelty consist of the following combination of desirable features: 1. Tree having a vigorous, semi-spreading growth habit. 2. Tree being a regular and productive bearer of medium to large size fruit. 3. Fruit with an attractive orange skin color. 4. Fruit with good flavor and eating quality. 5. Fruit with good handling and shipping quality.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 14, 2017
    Inventors: Gary Neil Zaiger, Leith Marie Gardner, Grant Gene Zaiger
  • Patent number: PP28754
    Abstract: A new and distinct apricot tree, Prunus armeniaca cv. ‘Suaprifourteen’ is characterized as a productive mid-season variety with fruit size of approximately 92 gm, a high degree of red overcolor covering about 30% of the surface, and a high sugar content of about 18° brix.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2017
    Assignee: Sun World International, LLC
    Inventor: Terry A. Bacon
  • Patent number: PP29883
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of apricot tree, denominated ‘APRICANDY’, characterized by its self-fertility and none susceptibility to pests and diseases and by fruits of very good firmness, of very long shelf life without alteration after harvesting, and with an orange flesh, of high eating quality, aromatic and with a high level of sugar, and with an attractive luminous purple red skin on an orange background.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 27, 2018
    Assignee: AGRO SELECTIONS FRUITS
    Inventors: Arsene Maillard, Laurence Maillard
  • Patent number: PP31379
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of apricot tree, denominated ‘APRILOVE’, characterized by its self-fertility and no susceptibility to pests and diseases and by fruits of very good firmness, of very long shelf life without alteration after harvesting, and with an orange flesh, of high eating quality, aromatic, with a very high level of sugar, and with an attractive luminous orange red skin on a dark orange background.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 21, 2020
    Assignee: AGRO SELECTIONS FRUITS
    Inventors: Arsène Maillard, Laurence Maillard
  • Patent number: PP33562
    Abstract: A new and distinct variety of apricot tree, Prunus armeniaca ‘Suapri15’, is characterized by having fruit that is medium sized, with dark orange flesh that ripens midseason. The fruit of the new variety ‘Suapri15’ also has firm flesh, a mildly sweet flavor with abundant aroma and a stone that has very weak adherence to the flesh.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 17, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: Sun World International, LLC
    Inventor: Terry A. Bacon